Potato 'Nicola'

A wonderful tasting waxy new potato which became one of our top favourites this year. It was heavy yielding and healthy and stored well for eating right throughout the summer. More
1kg bag 400008 £4.95 Buy 2+ at £4.75 each Delivery mid December
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A wonderful tasting waxy new potato which became one of our top favourites this year. It was heavy yielding and healthy and stored well for eating right throughout the summer.

Genus Solanum tuberosum
Group/Species Second Early
Variety Nicola
Type Root crop
Common Name Potato
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Site Full Sun
Spacing Plant tubers 40cm (16in) apart with 45cm (18in) between rows.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Chitting February-March, planting April-May.
Care Tips When the shoots first appear draw the earth from between the rows to cover them. This encourages underground shoots and more tubers. Add in lots of well rotted manure the previous autumn (not too fresh).
Harvesting Just over 4 months after planting (late June - August).
Cooking Notes For salad and boiling.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Delivery

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Potato 'Nicola' reviews

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Pat

Survived the drought- they were not watered- to give a late crop of simply perfect and delicious potatoes.

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Reviewed 2nd September 2018 by Zaza

easy efficient honest ,responsive product replaced without question when defective ,good web sight, pleasant on the phone .good products ,helpful information with purchase